The third annual Science Undergraduate Research Symposium (SURS) will be held Thursday, November 30, from 3 – 6:40 p.m. in the Beaman Student Life Center.
SURS will begin with a talk from the keynote speaker, Dr. David Miller, associate professor in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology at Vanderbilt University. The title of his talk is “Wiring the C. Elegans Motor Circuit; Turning Off the Wrong Genes to Make the Right Connections.”
At 4 p.m., there will be a reception and student poster session. Thirty-five posters will be presented with nearly 50 student participants. Beginning at 5 p.m., 13 student papers will be presented with 16 students participating (each presentation will last about 15 minutes).
The keynote address and presentation of student papers will take place in rooms A & B. The reception and poster session will take place in the Beaman Meeting Room Lobby and the Atrium West Lobby.